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Women talk. At the risk of stumbling into the realm of cliché, it’s what we do. And for many of us, it’s where we find our strength. Because our gender is blessed with the ability to verbalise our hurts and our uncertainties, express gratitude for our blessings, and celebrate our triumphs out loud. We know how to seek help and advice, and are often eager...

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

A German inventor has converted his Soviet bloc era Trabant car into a snow plough. Helmut Tasche wanted to combat the heavy snowfalls in his home town of Luckenwalde. He asked a blacksmith to make a special snow scoop for the car after he got fed up of shoveling snow from his drive by hand.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Over the last three weeks, I’ve travelled to two destinations in the US on three different airlines. And while I may have missed the romantic era of air travel, I’m just in time to watch it enter the first circle of Dante’s inferno.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

As crime continues to spiral in T&T, citizens lament that the Christmas spirit is dying a slow death. Despite the authority’s confidence that the war against crime can be won, criminals, with no regard for life or limb, seem to be running the show in this country.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Trying to wake Louisa during one of her episodes is difficult While most teenagers struggle to get out of bed on a morning, Louisa Ball might take ten days to fully wake from her slumber, due to a very rare neurological disorder. So what’s it like living with Kleine-Levin Syndrome?

Monday, December 20, 2010

Members of Trini Eco Warriors, a group dedicated to using video, photography, investigative reporting and educational programmes to increase environmental awareness, were recently involved in the rescue of an endangered pawi.

Monday, December 20, 2010

She has survived two World Wars, experienced the bumpy transition from colonialism to independence, and marvelled at the rapid technological wave of the 21st century. Yet centenarian Leonise Legerton has not lost the pep in her step.

Monday, December 20, 2010

The foot is one very important part of the body that is most often plagued with ailments of various kinds and degrees. This part of the body is often ignored to our own detriment, as this can result in a number of ailments.

Callouses and corns

Monday, December 20, 2010

Preparation for Christmas in the Congo begins with the designation of a group to prepare the annual Christmas pageant. On Christmas day, groups of carolers walk to and fro through the village, along the roadway, by the houses of the missionaries, singing the lovely carols known the world around...

Monday, December 20, 2010

So you have been training hard since October in preparation for Carnival 2011; your body is now beginning to positively reflect the long hours of training at the gym.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Roger Daniel has been shooting for almost nine years and has close to 100 medals in the sport under his belt. In November, he wrote his name in the history books of T&T when he captured a bronze medal at the Championship of the Americas Competition in Brazil.

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